North Fork Special SBS

kind of self-explanatory, right? We seem to have some impressive thread-wrappers that lurk around this board. let's try to keep your "first booger" posts at a minimum.
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North Fork Special SBS

Post by ScottP » Mon Dec 10, 2012 6:01 pm

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Tim Wade of North Fork Anglers in Cody, WY, developed this nymph for the (what else) North Fork Shoshone River. A great dry fly stream but when the cutts and cuttbows aren't looking up, this is a real good bug; don't know if it's a stonefly nymph or general attractor, but it generally attracts fish in a river with stoneflies so maybe it's both (or neither). Love the crazy wing case stubs.



hook - Dai Riki 135 #10
underbody/weight - lead free wire .025
thread - UTC 140 black
tail - goose biots natural grey
body - rabbit dubbing black
rib - Ultrawire med red
wing cases - biots black
wings(?)/legs(?) - goose biots natural grey
bead - silver 5/32



mash barb, slide bead on shank

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wrap lead-free on shank and jam inside bead (locks bead in place, adds a bit more weight and builds up thorax)

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attach thread, smooth over lead-free, tie down wire, wrap back to hook bend; add a few more wraps at the back to create a little thread bump (helps splay tail)

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pull 2 biots and even tips

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tie in biots, abdomen length (actually looking back these may be a touch long) with wraps against thread bump and they should spread out

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trim biots and smooth underbody with thread

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apply some dubbing to thread

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apply some dubbing to body; try to make it a little thicker further along

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wrap wire forward, tie off, helicopter end and smooth over

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tie in turkey biot for 1st wing case at 60% mark

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add a bit more dubbing

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2nd biot

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more dubbing

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3rd biot

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add biot for near wing/leg/whatever (let it extend to base of tail)

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far wing/leg/whatever

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a bit more dubbing, tie off and SHHAN

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trim the biots and you're done

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Re: North Fork Special SBS

Post by fishpimp » Mon Dec 10, 2012 7:39 pm

Sweetness, Scott. :cool
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Re: North Fork Special SBS

Post by blumpkin » Mon Dec 10, 2012 8:12 pm

In a perfect world Lando cooks up
some bacon pankakes then cranks out
A few of these for you.
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Re: North Fork Special SBS

Post by Native Chaser » Mon Dec 10, 2012 10:12 pm

couple things i gotta comment on here.

first, is bacon pancakes. Can we please get a SBS or is this a secert reciepe. If it is in fact, just a pancake wrapped in bacon then forget i even asked, cuz that is not rocket science.

question...

who is SHHAN and what has he done to sally.

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Re: North Fork Special SBS

Post by Kylemc » Tue Dec 11, 2012 7:43 am

blumpkin wrote:In a perfect world Lando cooks up
some bacon pankakes then cranks out
A few of these for you.
Amen.
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Re: North Fork Special SBS

Post by cool manchu » Tue Dec 11, 2012 9:36 am

Kylemc wrote:
blumpkin wrote:In a perfect world Lando cooks up
some bacon pankakes then cranks out
A few of these for you.
Amen.
I agree with this and elk steaks for dinner. :cool
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Re: North Fork Special SBS

Post by D-nymph » Tue Dec 11, 2012 10:04 am

Native Chaser wrote:first, is bacon pancakes. Can we please get a SBS or is this a secert reciepe. If it is in fact, just a pancake wrapped in bacon then forget i even asked, cuz that is not rocket science.
Fry the bacon first. Chop it up. Add it to the pancake batter. Cook cakes in skillet. Try to not be so hungover that it takes you an hour to eat one.

Those North Fork specials hammer fish. Truth.
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Re: North Fork Special SBS

Post by Lando » Thu Dec 13, 2012 2:01 pm

Double tungsten those bitches.
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Re: North Fork Special SBS

Post by Native Chaser » Thu Dec 13, 2012 6:54 pm

Lando wrote:Double tungsten those bitches.
yeeep

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Re: North Fork Special SBS

Post by Lando » Thu Dec 13, 2012 7:08 pm

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Re: North Fork Special SBS

Post by Native Chaser » Thu Dec 13, 2012 7:35 pm

gonna tie a dozen on saturday.

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Re: North Fork Special SBS

Post by Streamer » Sun Dec 16, 2012 6:07 pm

North Fork Special is a bad ass bug. Thankee, Scott.

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